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Big News Headlines in 1987

Wall Street crashes sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeting a record 508 points-22.6%. 

President Reagan and Soviet Leader Gorbachev meet in Washington and sign an unprecedented missile reduction agreement. 

Televangelist Jim Bakker resigns amid accusations of sexual infidelity and financial impropriety. 

Wall Street financier Ivan Boesky is sentenced to three years in prison in an insider-trading scandal. 

Gary Hart withdraws from the 1988 presidential campaign under accusations of infidelity.

  • Sports Champions
  • MLB - Minnesota Twins

    NFL - New York Giants

    NBA - Los Angeles Lakers

    NHL - Edmonton Oilers

  • Grammy Award Winners
  • Record of the Year - "Graceland" by Paul Simon

    Album of the Year - "The Joshua Tree" by U2

    Song of the Year - "Somewhere Out There" by L.Ronstadt & J.Ingram

  • Academy Award Winners
  • Best Picture - The Last Emperor

    Best Director - Bernardo Bertolucci for “The Last Emperor”

    Best Actress - Cher in “Moonstruck”

    Best Actor - Michael Douglas in “Wall Street”

  • Top Grossing Movies
  • #1 Three Men and a Baby

    #2 Fatal Attraction

    #3 Beverly Hills Cop 2

    #4 Good Morning, Vietnam

    #5 Moonstruck

    #1 Hits of 1987 (US Pop Charts)


    I Think We're Alone Now

    Shake You Down


    Livin' on a Prayer

    Jacob's Ladder

    (I've Had) The Time of My Life

    Lean on Me

    (I Just) Died in Your Arms

    I Knew You Were Waiting

    La Bamba

    Open Your Heart

    Who's That Girl

    Mony Mony (live)

    I Just Can't Stop Loving You

    Nothing's Gonna Stop Us Now



    Head to Toe

    Lost in Emotion


    I Wanna Dance With Somebody

    Didn't We Almost Have it All

    Here I Go Again

    Keep Me Hanging On

    With or Without You

    I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For

    At This Moment

    Heaven is a Place on Earth



    Gregory Abbott

    Atlantic Starr

    Bon Jovi

    Huey Lewis & The News

    Bill Medley w/Jennifer Warnes

    Club Nouveau

    Cutting Crew

    Aretha Franklin w/G.Michaels

    Los Lobos



    Billy Idol

    Michael Jackson w/S.Garrett


    George Michael


    Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam

    Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam

    Bob Segar & Silver Bullet Band

    Whitney Houston

    Whitney Houston


    Kim Wilde



    Billy Vera and the Beaters

    Belinda Carlisle

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